Lalu Prasad Shaw

"Art needn't be realistic - but it absolutely must be truthful."

Lalu Prasad Shaw was born in Bengal in 1937, and completed his education in fine arts at the Government College of Arts and Crafts in Kolkata.

Known widely for his highly stylized portraits of Bengali women and couples, Lalu Prasad Shaw’s works lay the most emphasis on his subject’s physical characteristics. Capturing the expressions of his subjects...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1981 All India Graphic and Drawing Exhibition, Chandigarh
  • 1978 Award for Graphic Art and Drawing, India
  • 1976 Birla Academy Award for Graphic Art, India
  • 1971 National Award in Graphic Art, India
  • 1959 West Bengal Lalit Kala Academy's Award for Graphic Art, India
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 35 Details

    COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser Online Auction 29-30 April 2020

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Tempera on board

    21 x 15 in

    Winning bid
    $4,827
    Rs 3,57,200
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    USD payement only Lot 60 Details

    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    18.25 x 13.25 in


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    USD payement only Lot 61 Details

    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper

    21.25 x 15.5 in

    Winning bid
    $9,600
    Rs 6,62,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    Lot 53 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary 6-7 December 2017

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper

    22 x 15 in



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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 15 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 2 June 2020

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Babu with Cigar

    Tempera on board

    22 x 15 in

    Winning bid
    $17,460
    Rs 12,92,040
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 42 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 2 June 2020

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper

    19.5 x 13.5 in

    Winning bid
    $7,455
    Rs 5,51,700
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 2 Details

    FRIDAY FIVE 22 May 2020

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Ganesha

    Tempera on board

    20 x 15 in

    Winning bid
    $7,505
    Rs 5,55,360
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 3 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 12 May 2020

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Acrylic on board

    15 x 12.75 in

    Winning bid
    $2,743
    Rs 2,02,945
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 6 works

    Lot 464 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Serigraphy on paper

    14 x 20 in




    Lot 465 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pastel on paper

    22.75 x 17.25 in




    Lot 466 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Fish

    Tempera on paper pasted on board

    13.5 x 18 in




    Lot 467 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Lalu Prasad Shaw

    Thinking

    Pen and ink on paper

    19 x 18.5 in




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